According to a study by West Virginia University School of Dentistry researchers, children with higher concentrations of perfluorodecanoic acid are more likely to develop caries than the general pediatric population.
Using e-cigarettes (or vaping) changes the oral microbiome and increases the risk for infection, according to research released by New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry.
As tighter restrictions are placed on oral health professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Dental Association (ADA) is asking Congress to include dentistry in any COVID-19 relief packages. In a March 18 letter to…
As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to grow, disease control experts are reminding the public to practice good health habits—such as proper hand hygiene—to prevent the spread of this fast-moving…
Patients are most comfortable discussing demographics and answering standard dental questions with oral health professionals, but are less comfortable answering questions about trauma, stress, and behavioral patterns.
Patients with dental anxiety may find it easier to get comfortable in the dental chair thanks to the development of a bioactive peptide that would replace traditional methods of treating caries.
The ingredient that causes the high associated with cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), has been identified as the molecular mechanism that fast-tracks cancer growth in patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive head and neck…
Parents and caregivers can help promote the benefits of ideal oral health to children during National Children’s Dental Health Month, which kicks off February 1.
As the connection between oral health and overall health becomes clearer, patients are more motivated to maintain good oral health.